Microsoft says iPhone help for its Telephone Hyperlink app is now obtainable for all Home windows 11 customers. Announced in February, Microsoft’s characteristic permits syncing calls, contacts and messages — together with restricted iMessage help — between an iPhone and PC.
Telephone Hyperlink has been round (beneath various names) for Android-synced desktop options since 2015, however that is the primary time it’s supported iPhones. Microsoft has deployed a phased launch, beginning with choose Home windows Insider preview testers in late February. Then, the corporate started rolling out general availability final month, promising to help all Home windows 11 customers by mid-Might. So, proper on cue, it mentioned right now that everybody with a Home windows PC and iPhone can now use the brand new characteristic.
Telephone Hyperlink for iPhone has a number of limitations that Android telephones don’t. First, though it helps iMessage syncing, it doesn’t work with group chats or sending photographs and movies. As well as, voice messages and iMessage apps gained’t work. Nonetheless, it may function a useful built-in service to avoid wasting you from switching between your pc and cellphone.
To get began, you’ll wish to seek for “Telephone Hyperlink” within the Home windows taskbar. After opening the app, you’ll nonetheless must arrange a couple of issues on each gadgets. First, choose iPhone as your system kind, and use your cellphone’s digicam to scan the QR code within the Telephone Hyperlink app. The gadgets will pair over Bluetooth, and also you’ll want to substantiate a number of permissions on each iPhone and PC. It helps any iPhone operating iOS 14.0 or later.